I kind of pull a nose to where he is going to be, he just rapidly accelerates beyond anything that I have ever seen, crosses my nose, and it’s gone. And I’m like ‘woah’… The controller from the [USS] Princeton comes up right as we are doing all this and says ‘Hey sir, you are not going to believe this. That thing is at your CAP [combat air patrol] point.’ You got something that can accelerate and disappear and then show up 60 miles away [> 3,600 mph]. Kind of in awe a little bit because we don’t have that…

— David Fravor
Commander, US Navy
F/A-18 Pilot and Black Aces Squadron Commander
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